NBA Draft 2012: Should the Blazers Draft Terrence Jones?

May 8th, 2012 by Mike Ulstad Leave a reply »
Terrence Jones doesn't necessarily play a position that Portland is in great need of, but from watching him in his two years at Kentucky, it is obvious that he has loads of talent.

A wing by nature, but more of a post at Kentucky, some questioned what his true position in the NBA should be.

What no one can question, though, is his size. His broad shoulders are built for the next level, which should help him immediately on the offensive end, as he creates his own opportunities to get to the bucket and finish under contact.

Did I mention he's also from Portland? I'm sure there isn't a Blazer fan in Portland who wouldn't love to hear their city boomed through the speakers by longtime P.A. announcer Mark Mason during pre-game introductions.

Jones won't likely be a top-10 pick, but at No. 11, he may be very intriguing to Portland. The question, though, is should the Blazers draft him?


Why They Should

The Portland ties are a huge factor in why they should draft him. But the new GM (whoever it ends up being) likely will not go based on that fact alone. Jones does have supreme size for a wing, though, and h ...

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